Bournemouth to Watford by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:15
  • Last train
    23:12
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 47m

Travelling from Bournemouth to Watford by train

Fast trains from Bournemouth to Watford take around 2 hours and 47 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 145 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bournemouth and Watford.

Are there direct trains from Bournemouth to Watford?

Journeys between Bournemouth and Watford usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 20 departures on the route from Bournemouth to Watford every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 18 departures.

How long is the train journey from Bournemouth to Watford?

The Bournemouth to Watford train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 47 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Bournemouth to Watford train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Watford is usually scheduled to depart Bournemouth around 05:15 and the last train is around 23:12. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bournemouth around 05:42, and the last at 23:12.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Bournemouth to Watford train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Bournemouth to Watford by train.

Which train companies operate between Bournemouth and Watford?

More than one train company operates on the route from Bournemouth to Watford, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • London Midland
  • London Overground
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • Southern

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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